The Asterisk War

The Asterisk War

The Asterisk War

English Title: The Asterisk War: The Academy City on the Water
Japanese Title: 学戦都市アスタリスク — Gakusen Toshi Asutarisuku — “Academy Battle City Asterisk”
Author: Yuu Miyazaki — 三屋咲 ゆう
Illustrator: Okiura
Translator: Melissa Tanaka, Haydn Trowell
Genre: Magic School, Adventure, Romance, Harem
Original Run: September 2012 – ongoing
English Run: August 2016 – ongoing
Japanese Publisher: MF Bunko J (Media Factory)
English Publisher: Yen On (Yen Press)
Volumes in Japanese: 14 (In Progress)
Volumes in English: 7 (In Progress)
Average Price Per Volume: Paperback $14 — Kindle $8 — Nook $8

Synopsis: The school-city of Rokka — also known as “Asterisk.” Here boys and girls of the Starpulse Generation all compete in the Seibusai — the “star battle festival,” fighting for glory on the greatest combat entertainment stage of the world. Ayato Amagiri has just arrived at one of these academies at the express invitation of its student council president, but when he begins his career by making a dangerous enemy, his life on Asterisk is off to a rough start!

Volume 1 — Encounter with a Fiery Princess
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Released August 30, 2016 — ISBN-13: 978-0316315272

Volume 2 — Awakening of Silver Beauty
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Released December 13, 2016 — ISBN-13: 978-0316398589

Volume 3 — The Phoenix War Dance
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Released April 18, 2017 — ISBN-13: 978-0316398602

Volume 4 — Quest for Days Lost
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Released August 22, 2017 — ISBN-13: 978-0316398626

Volume 5 — Battle for the Crown
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Released December 19, 2017 — ISBN-13: 978-0316398657

Volume 6 — The Triumphal Homecoming Battle
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Released April 24, 2018 — ISBN-13: 978-0316398671

Volume 7 — Festival Symphony
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Released August 21, 2018 — ISBN-13: 978-0316398695

Upcoming Releases

Reviews of The Asterisk War
Fandom Post: Vol 1Vol 2Vol 3
Suitable for Treatment: Vol 1Vol 2Vol 3Vol 4Vol 5Vol 6
Takyobon: Vol 1Vol 2

Illustrations Sampler

Anime Adaptation
MAL Entry — 24 episodes — Aired October 2015 – June 2016
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Note: Adapted volumes 1 to 6 of the light novel series

Manga Adaptation
MAL Entry — Published January 2013 – ongoing (English releases by Yen Press)
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Video Game
A.W.: Phoenix Festa (PS Vita) — PSN storePlay-Asia

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